Re: [GFS] Rear shocks
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Re: [GFS] Rear shocks



Thanks Paul. The consensus is that the ones I have a probably correct, and
will fit after all with the body back on the frame.
Glenn.

paul schmidt wrote:

> I used NAPA #94050  Shocks, I do not know the length.
>                Paul Schmidt
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Barrat <FURY@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: GFS <goldenfin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Monday, August 06, 2001 8:48 PM
> Subject: [GFS] Rear shocks
>
> >Hi Gang...
> >I am wondering if anyone on the List can let me know what length my
rear
> >shocks are supposed to be.
> >My 57 Fury had air shocks, so had been replaced before-I am restoring
my
> >car as concours as possible, so I ordered some from USA. They look nice
> >and fit the mounting studs, but the rear shocks are short of the
> >mounting studs by a good 3/4 inch at full extension.
> >Now my chassis is just a frame (body off frame resto) with the diff,
> >springs at the rear-nothing else.
> >Do you think that having the body on the frame would be enough for
these
> >shocks to fit my car? With the body sitting next to the chassis on a
> >frame on wheels, I can lift the rear quarter/trunk area off the frame
> >with one hand, and I'm not Steve Austin, so it's not that heavy.
> >Wouldn't that mean that when it bottomed out, that the shocks would be
> >bottomed out first (if you know what I mean), or have I somehow ended
up
> >with the wrong length shocks at the rear?
> >The manual is no help-it does not tell me what length I should have.
And
> >unless someone else with a 57 or 58 Fury happened to have their shocks
> >out, then likely they would not be able to tell me the length of their
> >shocks.
> >Anyone?
> >Also if anyone on the List has a dashboard on it's way to resembling a
> >toast rack, as so many I have seen are, then you might want to check
out
> >
> >http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1174779110
> >Reproduced by Claude Leech (since retired) of Dashboard Restorations,
> >and a finer repro you will not see-guaranteed.
> >I did a run of 6. 4 have now been bought and paid for. And they should
> >help to pay for some more chemo for my Fury body.
> >Glenn Barratt,
> >57 Fury.
> >
> >
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